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October 25, 2017 3:07 PM U.S. House squeezes Pyongyang-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill described by congressmen as the “harshest” secondary financial sanctions ever on North Korea, named after Otto Warmbier, the American university student who died after being arrested and jailed by the Pyongyang regime. The legislation, which passed 415 to 2, would direct the Treasury 179

October 25, 2017 10:06 AM The Bad Rabbit malware was disguised as a Flash update

The Bad Rabbit ransomware has similarities with Not Petya but hasn't spread much beyond Russia and Ukraine Adobe's 2020 deadline for the death of Flash can't arrive soon enough. A previously unseen form of ransomware has spread through eastern Europe. The new strain of ransomware, dubbed Bad Rabbit, was first spotted on October 24. To date, the systems 193

October 25, 2017 5:56 AM Will Zanu PF infighting end cult politics, hero-worshipping?

Although, much to the pride of African dignity, there have been a few bright examples of what leadership and governance is all about, such as in Botswana and Namibia, the vast majority of states have been nothing, but an embarrassment to politics on the continent. In fact, this may possibly be a typically African people’s flaw, as it transcends the political 183

October 25, 2017 12:15 AM The House Votes To Place Sanctions On North Korea While Russia Sanctions Flail

The House passed legislation to sanction North Korea on Tuesday evening, amid growing tensions between the two countries. All the while, President Donald Trump has failed to enact any of his sanctions against Russia. The Trump administration missed the October 1 deadline to “issue regulations or other guidance,” according to a Newsweek report. Those 128

October 24, 2017 7:24 PM Albert Einstein's note on happiness sells for $1.3 million at Jerusalem auction

The famous physicist wrote the sentence on a bit of stationary after finding out he had won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics. His words were as lucrative as they were profound. A note on happiness written by Albert Einstein in a Tokyo hotel in 1922 fetched a relatively high price of $1.3 million (€1.1 million) at a Jerusalem auction house on Tuesday 323

October 23, 2017 3:04 AM Global Pollution Is the World's Biggest Killer But the U.S. Is Better Off Than Most, Study Finds – InsideSources

Like most countries in the developed world, pollution is much less of a concern in the United States compared to lower and middle income countries around the world, according to a landmark study on air, water, soils and workplaces. One key point the study makes however is that air pollution disperses and moves globally. Thus airborne pollutants travel 172

October 22, 2017 7:10 AM Local woman pays tribute to ‘amazing’ cancer care network after treatment

A local woman who has raised thousands of pounds for local charities after being diagnosed with breast cancer, has heaped praise on the health professionals she has encountered during her treatment. Mary Hegarty said she was amazed at the support she received during her treatment after her shock diagnosis last year and urged others not to ignore changes 149

October 21, 2017 10:11 PM Western Province stout defence keeps Lions at bay

CAPE TOWN – Western Province’s defence provided the sheet-anchor for a well-taken 19-5 Currie Cup semifinal win over the Golden Lions at Newlands on Saturday evening, after leading 13-5 at halftime. The match produced typically finals rugby and in the final analysis, the Lions paid heavily for their errors. They also had several chances to kick for goal when penalties 151

October 21, 2017 11:32 AM Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's “Project Loon” balloons are already over the island enabling texts, emails and basic web access to AT&T customers with handsets that use its 4G LTE network 130

October 20, 2017 4:52 PM Watch the dramatic new ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ trailer

The latest trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II has been released – watch the new clip below. With the next Star Wars film, The Last Jedi, just under two months away, the video game side of the long-running sci-fi franchise is gearing up for its next release, with Battlefront II following the 2015 reboot of the gaming series. The new trailer – which 413